Prevalence of Diagnosed HIV Infection in the US by Method of Transmission

"Sex and transmission category: At year-end 2014, the rates were 555.3 for male adults and adolescents, 169.2 for female adults and adolescents, and 4.7 for children (aged less than 13 years at year-end 2014). Among a total of 722,244 males (aged 13 years and older at year-end 2014), 70% of infections were attributed to male-to-male sexual contact, 11% to injection drug use, 10% to heterosexual contact, 7% to male-to-male sexual contact and injection drug use, and 1% to perinatal transmission. Among a total of 230,360 females (aged 13 years and older at year-end 2014), 74% of infections were attributed to heterosexual contact, 23% to injection drug use, and 2% to perinatal transmission. Among a total of 2,477 children aged less than 13 years at year-end 2014, 81% of infections were attributed to perinatal transmission."

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. HIV Surveillance Report, 2015; vol. 27, p. 9. Published November 2016. Last accessed March 3, 2017.
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